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Bolsonaro Spokesman: Brazil’s Israel Embassy Move Requires More Study

Brazil's decision on whether to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem deserves deeper study, and that is what President Jair Bolsonaro is doing,...

March 26, 2019 12:14 pm

British Lawmakers Vote to Seize Control of Brexit for a Day

British lawmakers wrested control of the parliamentary agenda from the government for a day in a highly unusual bid to find a way through the Brexit impasse after Prime Minister Theresa May's EU divorce deal...

South Korean Officials to Press for Iran Sanctions Waiver During US Visit

South Korean government officials are expected to press for extending a sanctions waiver on Iran's petroleum exports that expires in May on a visit to Washington this week. South Korea's Deputy Foreign Minister for Economic Affairs...

Facebook Removes Accounts From Russia, Iran for ‘Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior’

Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it has removed more accounts from Iran, Russia, Macedonia and Kosovo, citing what it described as "coordinated inauthentic behavior." A total of 2,632 pages, groups, and accounts were removed from Facebook...

March 26, 2019 9:38 am

Pompeo Condemns Rise of Antisemitism, Blasts Britain’s Labour Party

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday condemned the rise of antisemitism as a "cancer...

March 25, 2019 6:05 pm

Brooklyn College Students Call for ‘Intifada’ in Christchurch Attack Vigil

A rally held on Tuesday by a socialist student group at Brooklyn College to commemorate...

March 25, 2019 3:56 pm

Brown University President Rejects ‘Polarizing Calls for Divestment’ Over Israel

The president of Brown University in Rhode Island has rejected a call to divest from...

March 25, 2019 1:19 pm

At AIPAC Conference, Vice-President Pence Slams Democrats for Failing to Condemn, Combat Antisemitism

Speaking at pro-Israel lobby AIPAC’s annual Policy Conference in Washington, D.C. on Monday, Vice-President Mike...

March 25, 2019 9:38 am

ADL Expresses Concern Over Antisemitic Incident in New York in Which Jewish Employee Was Told, ‘You’re in the Gas Chamber Now’

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) has expressed “deep concern” over a recent antisemitic incident in which...

March 26, 2019 12:14 pm

Bolsonaro Spokesman: Brazil’s Israel Embassy Move Requires More Study

Brazil's decision on whether to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem deserves deeper study, and that is what President Jair Bolsonaro is doing, his...

March 26, 2019 11:32 am

British Lawmakers Vote to Seize Control of Brexit for a Day

British lawmakers wrested control of the parliamentary agenda from the government for a day in a highly unusual bid to find a way through the...

March 26, 2019 11:06 am

South Korean Officials to Press for Iran Sanctions Waiver During US Visit

South Korean government officials are expected to press for extending a sanctions waiver on Iran's petroleum exports that expires in May on a visit to...

March 26, 2019 10:34 am

Facebook Removes Accounts From Russia, Iran for ‘Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior’

Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it has removed more accounts from Iran, Russia, Macedonia and Kosovo, citing what it described as "coordinated inauthentic behavior." A total...

March 26, 2019 9:38 am

Pompeo Condemns Rise of Antisemitism, Blasts Britain’s Labour Party

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday condemned the rise of antisemitism as a "cancer metastasizing" in the Middle East, Europe and in the United...

March 25, 2019 6:05 pm

Brooklyn College Students Call for ‘Intifada’ in Christchurch Attack Vigil

A rally held on Tuesday by a socialist student group at Brooklyn College to commemorate the victims of the deadly New Zealand mosque shootings called...

March 25, 2019 3:56 pm

Brown University President Rejects ‘Polarizing Calls for Divestment’ Over Israel

The president of Brown University in Rhode Island has rejected a call to divest from companies over their ties to Israel, saying such a move...

March 25, 2019 1:19 pm

At AIPAC Conference, Vice-President Pence Slams Democrats for Failing to Condemn, Combat Antisemitism

Speaking at pro-Israel lobby AIPAC’s annual Policy Conference in Washington, D.C. on Monday, Vice-President Mike Pence slammed the Democratic party for failing to adequately condemn...

March 25, 2019 9:38 am

ADL Expresses Concern Over Antisemitic Incident in New York in Which Jewish Employee Was Told, ‘You’re in the Gas Chamber Now’

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) has expressed “deep concern” over a recent antisemitic incident in which a Jew in New York state was told by a...

March 25, 2019 9:32 am

House Leader Hoyer Slams Rep. Omar’s ‘Dual-Loyalty’ Remarks at AIPAC Conference

JNS.org - House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) delivered an indirect rebuke on Sunday against Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) for making antisemitic statements. “When someone accuses American...

March 25, 2019 9:22 am

Mueller Finds No Trump-Russia Conspiracy, but Some Questions Left Unresolved

Special Counsel Robert Mueller found no evidence of collusion between US President Donald Trump's campaign and Russia in the 2016 election, but left unresolved the...

March 25, 2019 9:18 am

France Bans Iran’s Mahan Air for Flying Arms, Troops to Syria, Elsewhere

France has banned flights in and out of the country by Iran's Mahan Air, accusing it of transporting military equipment and personnel to Syria and...

March 25, 2019 9:14 am

Reports: Russian Air Force Planes Land in Venezuela Carrying Troops

Two Russian air force planes landed at Venezuela's main airport on Saturday carrying a Russian defense official and nearly 100 troops, according to media reports,...

March 24, 2019 10:16 am

Brexit Up in the Air as May Faces Possible Plot, Parliament Tries to Grab Control

The United Kingdom's exit from the European Union was in disarray on Sunday as Prime Minister Theresa May faced a possible plot by ministers to...

Culture

Patriots Owner Kraft Apologizes in First Statement Since Charges

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft apologized on Saturday in his first public statement since he was charged for soliciting...

Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner Give Hamentashen to White House Reporters for Purim

Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner gave hamentashen to White House reporters on Wednesday for...

Features

Albert Einstein’s Brilliance, Humor, and Literal Connection to Israel

JNS.org - One thing is for sure: While the writing on the pages...

Jewish Singer Uses Music to Get Through a Rocky Road

In the age of streaming music, releasing an album with 21 songs might not be the best business move. Giving...

Volunteers Bond with Residents at ‘Special’ Center in the Negev

JNS.org - When Nina Paul first visited ALEH Negev Nahalat-Eran several years ago,...

Opinion

Despite Trump’s Friendship, North Korea Is an Enemy of Free People Ev...

Last week, the international community erupted in various degrees of outrage over President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Israeli sovereignty...

Israel

House Speaker Pelosi at AIPAC Conference: ‘To Be Antisemitic Is to Be Ant...

Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi told the crowd at AIPAC’s annual Policy Conference in Washington, DC, on Tuesday...

Middle East

Hamas Prisoners Attack Two Guards, One Seriously Injured

JNS.org - Two guards at Ketziot Prison in southern Israel were wounded, one seriously, when Hamas prisoners stabbed them late Sunday night after clashes broke out at the facility. Both guards...

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